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Children's discomfort may vary among different treatments for initial approximal caries lesions: preliminary findings of a randomized controlled clinical trial

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Author(s):
Mattos-Silveira, Juliana [1] ; Floriano, Isabela [1] ; Ferreira, Fernanda R. [1] ; Vigano, Maria Eduarda F. [1] ; Mendes, Fausto M. [1] ; Braga, Mariana M. [1]
Total Authors: 6
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Sao Paulo, Dept Pediat Dent, Sch Dent, BR-05508000 Sao Paulo, SP - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 1
Document type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry; v. 25, n. 4, p. 300-304, JUL 2015.
Web of Science Citations: 9
Abstract

BackgroundLonger and more complex dental procedures could negatively affect patient's acceptability of minimal invasive techniques. Aims and MethodsTherefore, this short communication aims to show the preliminary findings regarding children's discomfort reported after some minimal invasive treatments in treating initial caries lesions on approximal surfaces: flossing instruction, silver diamine fluoride (SDF) application and caries resin infiltration. ResultsChildren allocated in the infiltration group showed higher levels of discomfort than those in the SDF and control groups. ConclusionsThese findings suggest that the simplest interventions for approximal initial caries lesions cause less discomfort for children and should be applied where possible. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 14/00271-7 - Cost-efficacy and adolescents' acceptability in treating initial approximal caries lesions using diammine silver fluoride: a randomized controlled clinical trial
Grantee:Fernanda Rosche Ferreira
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Master
FAPESP's process: 12/50716-0 - Cost-efectiveness, children's and parental acceptability of using diammine silver fluoride in arresting enamel caries lesions: a series of randomized clinical trials
Grantee:Mariana Minatel Braga
Support type: Regular Research Grants